H.R. 2388: To Authorize the Secretary of the Interior to Take Certain Federal Lands Located in El Dorado County, California, into Trust for the Benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians

H.R. 2388

To Authorize the Secretary of the Interior to Take Certain Federal Lands Located in El Dorado County, California, into Trust for the Benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians

Date
December 3, 2013 (113th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, the House will consider H.R. 2388, a bill to Authorize the Secretary of the Interior to Take Certain Federal Lands Located in El Dorado County, California, into Trust for the Benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, under a suspension of the rules.  The bill was introduced on June 14, 2013 by Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent.

Bill Summary

H.R. 2388 authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to take certain Federal lands located in El Dorado County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians.  This legislation would ban Class II and Class III gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act on this parcel of land.  

Background

The land taken into trust is approximately 40.852 acres of Federal land currently under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Cost

The CBO estimates that implementing this legislation would have no significant impact on the federal budget.  Enacting H.R. 2388 would not affect direct spending or revenues.[1]

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.